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Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

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This is the perfect time of year for a mug cake – full on hibernation mode is activated! For us, they’re the perfect accompaniment to a movie in the evening or after school treat. The children love them.

Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

Our latest creation is a banana chocolate chip mug cake that we’ve mainly been making to use up leftover bananas. Chocolate chip banana mug cakes are super easy to make, with a recipe that can be varied easily, and are a sweet treat just when you need it. Great for anyone with a sweet tooth!

Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

How do you make a banana and chocolate chip mug cake?

For our banana chocolate chip mug cakes we use a ripe banana – the riper the better – along with self raising flour, light brown sugar and some mini chocolate chips. You can also use other types of sugar if you wanted and plain flour also works with a teaspoon baking powder added.

Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

This banana chocolate mug cake recipe makes two mug cakes although we often make a single serving and put the rest of the mix in the fridge for another day. It’s a fantastic alternative to banana bread and we’ve been known to add a dollop of peanut butter or drizzle of maple syrup too – delicious!

If you’re looking for more recipe inspiration, you can see all our over ripe banana recipes here. We’ve got plenty more mug cake recipes in the pipeline too so watch this space!

Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

So here’s our Chocolate Banana Mug Cake Recipe:

Makes two mug cakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 8 tbsp self raising flour
  • 4 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips or chocolate chunks
  • 1 egg

Recipe

  • Mash the banana and add the rest of the ingredients to it
  • Beat well with a fork
  • Divide the mixture evenly between two mugs
  • Sprinkle with a few more chocolate chips
  • Microwave on full power for 90 seconds
  • Leave to cool slightly before eating – enjoy!

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Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

This Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake is super easy to make, with just a few ingredients, and is a fantastic sweet treat whenever you need one.
Course Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Keyword baking
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 2 cakes

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 8 tbsp self raising flour
  • 4 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips or chocolate chunks
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Mash the banana and add the rest of the ingredients to it
  • Beat well with a fork
  • Divide the mixture evenly between two mugs
  • Sprinkle with a few more chocolate chips
  • Microwave on full power for 90 seconds
  • Leave to cool slightly before eating – enjoy!

*Note: Nutritional information is estimated, based on publicly available data. Nutrient values may vary from those published.

Banana Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe

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